Saturday, September 23, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
This news story is archived which means that, while it is still available to view, the information contained within may be outdated and the original source site/link may no longer be viewable.

For the most recent stories, please visit either the site's home page or main news section.

Hikers capture footage of 'Bigfoot' in Canada

Posted on Tuesday, 30 July, 2013 | Comment icon 131 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


Image credit: YouTube

 
A new video has emerged that shows what appears to be a humanoid creature in a remote region.

Ever since the infamous Patterson Bigfoot footage was revealed to the world, videos showing tall hairy hominids have been appearing on a regular basis. The vast majority of these can be immediately written off as hoaxes, but there are still some that intrigue. This latest video has been gaining in popularity since appearing online and is believed to have been filmed in a remote part of British Columbia.

The footage is taken at some distance and shows what looks like an ape-like figure moving slowly between the trees. Given how difficult it is to make out any details of the creature however and with a distinct lack of information about the origins of the video the general consensus at the moment is that the footage is likely to be a hoax.

"It has been the stuff of legends for as long as hikers have been traipsing through the wilderness."

  View: Full article

 Source: Fox News


  Discuss: View comments (131)

   


 

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #122 Posted by alleejg on 9 September, 2013, 2:16
Hey Slave2fate; I will try to find it, however I do get round a bit and I have travelled a long road, but when and IF I find it again I shall post it,np.........................allee
Comment icon #123 Posted by stereologist on 9 September, 2013, 11:34
Sorry, but it has been decided by some of the scientific community that " Bigfoot " does actually exist. Apparently they have recently studied hair samples { if I remember correctly } coming from BF and have found it to be a unknown breed of homonid. Hence BF does exist............................ I believe you are referring to a study done by someone that created their own journal to publish the results. An independent lab has also checked the DNA samples and discovered that the DNA in question belongs to an opossum. The original paper worked with badly decomposed material and decided that it... [More]
Comment icon #124 Posted by Earl.Of.Trumps on 9 September, 2013, 20:09
This is a good read. http://www.webpronews.com/bigfoot-hair-samples-to-undergo-new-dna-analysis-2012-05 Stereologist, Melba Ketchum is not the only one to have claimed to have BF hair samples tested. Hair testing is hardly reliable - or atleast not *as* reliable is voice-print matching. that evidence is unmistakable, IMO. But whatever is fair.
Comment icon #125 Posted by alleejg on 10 September, 2013, 3:07
Hey alleejg, welcome to UM. If you could kindly point to or link to such scientific evidence I'd greatly appreciate it. All such tests I have ever heard about always end at the word 'inconclusive' as far as I'm concerned. That's scientific jargon for 'we didn't find what we were looking for'. Asked and answered.................this is the link you wanted. Make of it what thy will-http://quasi-mundo.com/2011/10/within-a-hair-of-bigfoot-the-possibility-the-yeti-exists-exceeds-95-per-cent/ and another-http://quasi-mundo.com/2012/11/dna-tests-point-to-yeti-hair-in-siberia/ Enjoy
Comment icon #126 Posted by DieChecker on 10 September, 2013, 3:41
Asked and answered.................this is the link you wanted. Make of it what thy will-http://quasi-mundo.com/2011/10/within-a-hair-of-bigfoot-the-possibility-the-yeti-exists-exceeds-95-per-cent/ and another-http://quasi-mundo.com/2012/11/dna-tests-point-to-yeti-hair-in-siberia/ Enjoy To repost as links: http://quasi-mundo.com/2011/10/within-a-hair-of-bigfoot-the-possibility-the-yeti-exists-exceeds-95-per-cent/ http://quasi-mundo.com/2012/11/dna-tests-point-to-yeti-hair-in-siberia/ Those are both interesting and I look forward to seeing any further articles. Physical hair analysis is very su... [More]
Comment icon #127 Posted by stereologist on 10 September, 2013, 21:18
My thoughts are that the video shows someone wearing a daypack. I do not think this is a logged area. I would venture to guess that this is an area affected by pine beetles. The trees are dead and upright. There are branches on the trees. This is on a hill along a lake. If the photographer thought it was a bigfoot they probably did so because they were surprised that there are people that actually leave the trail and make their way across the countryside without being hemmed in by lines.
Comment icon #128 Posted by stereologist on 10 September, 2013, 21:28
This is a good read. http://www.webpronew...nalysis-2012-05 Stereologist, Melba Ketchum is not the only one to have claimed to have BF hair samples tested. Hair testing is hardly reliable - or atleast not *as* reliable is voice-print matching. that evidence is unmistakable, IMO. But whatever is fair. The article states that others are looking. Ketchum claims that her work proves the existence of BF. She claimed that the DNA comes from an unknown hominid. I doubt these other researchers will make the mistake of overlooking opossums as a possible contributor.
Comment icon #129 Posted by DieChecker on 10 September, 2013, 23:22
I thought the whole "possum" DNA thing was related to that Bigfoot in a Freezer incident, where the DNA of the possum guts and from humans handling all the stuff made the results seem really weird. I don't think any of Ketchum's 3rd party DNA samples came back possum. They came back unknown, or unidentified.
Comment icon #130 Posted by stereologist on 11 September, 2013, 14:59
I thought the whole "possum" DNA thing was related to that Bigfoot in a Freezer incident, where the DNA of the possum guts and from humans handling all the stuff made the results seem really weird. I don't think any of Ketchum's 3rd party DNA samples came back possum. They came back unknown, or unidentified. Ketchum labeled unknown some DNA that was identified as opossum by another lab. Here is the link dated July 2, 2013: http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/36302/title/-Bigfoot--Samples-Yield-Opossum-DNA/ Berger passed the samples on to what he describes as a “top notch” gen... [More]
Comment icon #131 Posted by QuiteContrary on 11 September, 2013, 22:12
Ketchum labeled unknown some DNA that was identified as opossum by another lab. Here is the link dated July 2, 2013: http://www.the-scien...ld-Opossum-DNA/ Her work has lots of issues... Dr. Todd Disotell (anthropologist at NYU) saw her report. His response to her "findings"... "They used some of the latest cutting edge science....those are real technologies and potentially real data.... They don't show any of the raw data. They just sort of tell their results. Their conclusions do not logically follow from the data. Their conclusions are invalid...I couldn't follow three quarters of that pape... [More]


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
100 people could live on the Moon by 2040
9-22-2017
ESA's ambitious 'Moon village' plan could see humans living on the lunar surface within 25 years.
Man who prevented World War 3 dies aged 77
9-22-2017
Former Soviet military officer Stanislav Petrov made a decision in 1983 that may have saved the world.
Doomsayers claim the world will end tomorrow
9-22-2017
Rumors of another apocalyptic collision with the mythical planet Nibiru have been circulating the Internet.
Plants may need to sleep, just like we do
9-21-2017
A new study has suggested that sleep may actually be fundamental to all life, not just to animals.
Other news in this category
New footage of an alleged thylacine released
Posted 9-7-2017 | 40 comments
Three researchers in Australia have recently revealed trail camera footage of a mysterious animal....
 
Bizarre 'life form' caught on camera in Taiwan
Posted 8-29-2017 | 20 comments
A strange 'creature' made up of a tangle of black vines has been filmed thrashing around on the ground....
 
California residents report 'Chupacabra'
Posted 7-27-2017 | 12 comments
Alleged sightings of the cryptozoological creature have sparked concerns over the safety of local pets....
 
'Bigfoot' prints photographed in Texas parks
Posted 6-16-2017 | 23 comments
Authorities at the Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department have published some intriguing pictures....
 
New 'thylacine' trail camera footage released
Posted 6-14-2017 | 19 comments
The Thylacine Awareness Group of Australia has uploaded a new video clip to its YouTube channel....
 
Mystery 'ape' filmed in La Crescenta woodland
Posted 6-8-2017 | 21 comments
Wildlife authorities have been investigating the recent sighting of an ape-like creature in California....
 
'Black panther' sighted in British woodland
Posted 6-2-2017 | 29 comments
Emma Adam had been out walking in woods near the town of Ashby when she encountered a large black cat....
 
Mystery object caught on camera in Loch Ness
Posted 5-11-2017 | 38 comments
A group of tourists recently spotted a strange object in the waters of Scotland's legendary loch....
 
Thylacine survival odds are 1 in 1.6 trillion
Posted 4-19-2017 | 38 comments
A new study has cast further doubt on the possibility that the Tasmanian tiger has survived in the wild....
 
Home Office rejects Nessie UK residency bid
Posted 4-17-2017 | 7 comments
An application to allow the Loch Ness Monster to remain a UK resident after Brexit has been declined....
 
$1M is being offered for capture of Bigfoot
Posted 4-9-2017 | 35 comments
The substantial cash prize has already prompted quite a buzz in Ohio where a new photograph has emerged....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ